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Crocus King of the Striped bulb size 8/9


Larger blooms than other varieties in rich shades of regal purple that contrast beautifully with yellow spring bulbs. One of the hardiest crocus, perfect for front of border, containers or naturalising into large carpets of colour. Height & spread 15cm (6”). Prefers well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Hardy bulbous perennial.
Flower Colour
Purple

Other
Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Hardy bulb

Category
Bulbs

Delivery
September onwards

Flowering Time
Spring

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Height
15cm (6")

Crocus

Soil

Well-drained

Position

Sun or part shade

Cutting

Division- spreading up clumps in spring after flowering

Flowering

Spring

Additional Information

Hardy bulbous perennial. Propgate by division after flowering in late spring when flowers have faded and leaves start to yellow. Naturalising species that will create blankets of colour in dappled shade. Very easy to grow.

Delivery Date: 01 Dec 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
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